The Clooneys meet with Angela Merkel. (Guido Bergmann, BPA , EPA)
February 14, 2016 - 08:08 GMT
George Clooney says refugee crisis is huge and the US Muslim ban won't happen.
Human trafficking, weapons, forged paperwork - the detainees committed multiple illegal acts. (Shutterstock)
February 14, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Two human traffickers with weapons and false documents were arrested on Saturday.
A woman visits the memorial for former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was assassinated in a car bomb explosion on Feb. 14, 2005. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was killed in a massive car bomb explosion 11 years ago.
Hezbollah regularly clashes with al-Nusra Front and Daesh along the Lebanese-Syrian border. (File Photo)
February 12, 2016 - 19:14 GMT
Arsal has been the site of frequent clashes between Hezbollah and militant groups inside Syria.
Myriam Fares gave birth to baby Fares Mitri this week. (Facebook)
February 11, 2016 - 14:55 GMT
Lebanese superstar Myriam Fares reveals the name of her newborn baby.
Sidon, Lebanon, is the picturesque site of an arrest for suspicions of terrorism. (Twitter)
February 11, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Lebanese army conducted a sweep for terrorist activity and drug smuggling.
The cattle were returned after calls were made to the Army and UNIFIL. (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
An Israeli patrol made off with 100 heads of cattle in the second such incident in six months.
Civil Defense volunteers celebrating the decrees to make them full-time employees. (Image courtesy of The Daily Star)
February 11, 2016 - 10:56 GMT
Lebanon's Cabinet manages to defuse the issue over civil defense volunteers, but skirted a proposal to add a new fuel tax.
Flowers and chocolate, the go-to classic gift on Valentine's Day.  (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 07:19 GMT
For some the most awaited time of the year is just a few days away, for others it is a high-stakes, consumerist, shopping nightmare that can make or break a relationship.
Palestinians say that UNRWA's aid cuts will
February 10, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
A small group of Palestinians blocked the entrance to the UNRWA offices in Beirut protesting what they say is a death sentence in aid cuts.
Lebanon is host to about 1.1 million Syrians registered with UNHCR who have arrived since the onset of the country’s civil war in 2011. (Wikimedia Commons)
February 09, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The United States has pledged an additional $133M for humanitarian assistance in Lebanon, while $290M will be used for education in Lebanon and Jordan.
Fadi El-Khatib (source:
February 09, 2016 - 02:53 GMT
Lebanese basketball icon Fadi El-Khatib returned to the country late Sunday after ending his second stint in the Chinese Basketball Association League with Fujian club, who failed to make the playoffs.
Several lawmakers are preparing legislation that would make attendance to presidential elections mandatory. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
Monday's session was adjourned until March 2 due to a lack of quorum.
Sherine showed Fadel some love during her concert in Kuwait this week. (
February 08, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
Singers Sherine Abdel Wahab and Fares Karam support former singer-turned-jihadist Fadel Shaker.
Maya and her hubby on their wedding day. (
February 08, 2016 - 09:27 GMT
Maya Nasri wished her husband of six years an emotional happy anniversary.
Will Lebanon's consumers have to bear the burdens of failed policies? (File photo)
February 08, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
With Lebanon's fiscal situation in a precarious state, the question over how a proposed gasoline tax should be funded is igniting debate.